Manifest Destiny: Why the West Has Yet to be Won in Videogames

Sure, you've hopped up on your horse after saving the day, but it's typically been back to Southern Hyrule and not back down the Chisolm Trail. Though westerns dot the gaming landscape, they're nowhere near as common as science fiction, fantasy, war games, or even historical simulations. While videogames have readily adopted (and in many cases completely taken over) the most popular genres of twentieth century media, westerns have remained curiously rare.

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